Covalence for May 2020
In these days of pandemic our world has became “virtual,” including our weekly church services, inspiring this special issue of Covalence focused on COVID-19.
I don’t believe the Coronavirus is God’s plan. God is not causing a pandemic that kills some, makes many miserable, and has widespread adverse effects on society.
How can the church be the church when it’s not safe for members to gather physically and governments may, for public health reasons, prohibit large gatherings?
Sir John Houghton, who won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, died last month at 88 years old of COVID-19, according to media reports.
The Journal of Lutheran Ethics (JLE) posted a special issue focused on the response to the current pandemic and quarantine due to COVID-19.
Wartburg Seminary widened its outreach through a #NoPlasticsforLent campaign led by Savanna Sullivan, program director of ELCA Young Adults and LAFST board member.
The National Institutes of Health is slated to begin a study of prayer as a treatment for COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unity.